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New Report Warns Ecological Foundations that Support Food Security Are Being Undermined
20/06/2012
A Transition to a Green Economy Can Assist in Fast Tracking Food Security and More Diverse and Productive Landscapes

Animal Avatars Board UNEP's 'Green Train' with Launch of Sustainable Transport Campaign
19/06/2012
Bus, Train, Metro and Carpooling Companies Join Forces to Show Role of Transport in a Green Economy

UN and Insurers Launch Global Insurance Principles to Propel Sustainable Development
19/06/2012
Landmark principles create United Nations-backed global insurance industry initiative to support the development of a green economy and resilient communities

Sustainable Water Management is Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Benefits, say Countries
19/06/2012
Results of UN Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management

UNEP Launches Global Initiative for Resource Efficient Cities
18/06/2012
Initiative will Focus on Resource Efficiency Measures to Achieve Sustainable Urban Development

Going Green: Pioneering Private Sector Already Embracing Sustainable Future
16/06/2012
Rio+20 Opportunity to Deliver Transformational Policies to Fast Track Sustainability Across Corporate Sector

New Report Highlights Raft of Inspiring Examples of Transformative Actions by Cities and Local Governments
16/06/2012
Policies Can Be Replicated and Upscaled to Help World Realize Green Economy, Says Report

Rio+20: Opportunity to Fast Track Transition to Green Economy, Lift Millions Out of Poverty
14/06/2012
New Report Presents Key Policies and Building Blocks to Unlock Prosperity, Reduce Poverty and Support Environmental Sustainability